John Wilton Cunningham Auction Price Results
Auction Date: Aug 18, 2021
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Description: John Wilton Cunningham (1868 - 1903) American
Oil on Canvas with Museum Glass
Measure 5"in H x 6 1/4"in W and 9 1/2"in H x 10 1/2"in W with frame
Known for: Portrait and landscape painting, newspaper illustration
Name variants: JW Cunningham
Biography: A special dispatch to the Post-Dispatch from San Antonio, Texas, announces the death of Mr. Cunningham painted life-size portraits of Gov. and Mrs. Lon V. Stephens about four years ago and since then made paintings of Gov. Dockery and his late wife. The painting of Mrs. Dockery was his last important work. John Wilton Cunningham, the St. Louis artist, Thursday night at Camp Reliance, a health resort near there.The dispatch states that Mr. Cunningham's death was due to consumption. He arrived at Camp Reliance nearly two months ago, expecting to return in the fall and complete pictures for Harry R. Hawes and others by whom he had been engaged, but grew constantly weaker until the end came. He was born in St. Louis, did newspaper illustrating here, and made St. Louis home, except during the four years he studied his art in Paris. His paintings adorn the homes of many prominent St. Louisans.
Location: Coral Gables, FL, US
Auction House: Coral Gables Auction
Auction Date: Jun 16, 2021
Estimate: $300 - $500
Description: John Wilton Cunningham (American, 1868 - 1903) Portrait of a Lady, oil on canvas. Signed lower left.
Location: Litchfield, CT, US
Auction House: Litchfield Auctions
Auction Date: Sep 26, 2015
Estimate: $600 - $800
Description: John Wilton Cunningham
oil on canvas
signed J Wilton Cunningham (lower right)
10 1/2 x 16 inches.
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Auction House: Hindman
Auction Date: Dec 06, 2009
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,500
Description: John Wilton Cunningham (American/Missouri, d. 1903) "Bust Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Pink Dress and Flowing Lace Collar with Applied Raven Wings", oil on canvas, signed lower left "J. Wilton Cunningham", 30-1/4" x 25-1/4". Presented in a period molded giltwood frame with elaborately carved foliate accents. Reference: Benezit Note: Born in St. Louis, Cunningham later studied at the Fine Arts School as well as at the Academie Julien in Paris. He is best known for his figural portraits and won a prize at the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1890.
Location: New Orleans, LA, US
Auction House: New Orleans Auction Galleries
Lot 25: John Wilton Cunningham (American, d. 1903), Storm Coming/A French Landscape, Signed and inscribed ""J. WILTON CUNNINGHAM -PARIS-"" l.r.
Auction Date: Nov 22, 2002
Estimate: $500 - $700
Location: Bolton, MA, US
Auction House: Skinner